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The Classic Wineseller

20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
+1 828-452-6000
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wine seller STORE is great, but the restaurant is average. We ordered a charcuterie that was very very ho hum. The live music was fun and the wine we chose was great. And the vibe is fun - being in a "cellar" surrounded by...More

Thank Cate B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We always go here on the 233k3nds. Love the live entertainment. The location is a cellar and the walls are lined with wines....all available for purchase, dishes are small and unique. Cozy, reservations a must, not large. It is a great place to spend an...More

Thank Quest771587
Reviewed September 7, 2018

My husband and I stopped in to buy a couple of bottles of wine so we didn't get to sample the food but it looked crowded. They also planned to have live music that evening.

Thank tanda367
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We caught the Wineseller on a Saturday night when they had a guest musician for dinner guests. We had visited the previous day searching for some wines, and made the reservations for the next night. They are flexible when you can have dinner after they...More

Thank rogerc1234
Reviewed July 31, 2018

The ambience in the cellar while we ate was romantic and classy. We listened to a jazz pianist, chose a bottle of good French wine, and ate some yummy ahi tuna and salmon. Make dinner reservations Friday and Saturday. They had a cool bar as...More

Thank ChristineK3318
Reviewed June 17, 2018

The NY style cellar is intimate and cozy. Went for after-dinner drinks and desert to enjoy the music, which was a professional solo guitarist. Easy listening with volume soft enough to enjoy and still have a conversation. Don't be confused by the Church St. entrance...More

Thank going5star
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

I recently moved to Waynesville and have made my way through the restaurants in the area. I have been to the Wine Cellar 5 times now and have taken all the important people in my life. They all agree that this is the best! The...More

Thank eleighb
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Second year in a row I've been here for my birthday. We've been here many other times too. The food is always top notch, the music is good (sometimes great), and how can you go wrong sitting in the middle of thousands of bottles of...More

Thank Slartabartfast
Reviewed November 22, 2017

If you haven't been here, it's truly below ground level so is a wine cellar as well as wineseller. Every wall is covered by wine racks, creating a unique ambiance for dinner.This was a reservation only event, with 4 course dinner and music by Mean...More

Thank g0lfntravel
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Great little place! Restaurant only open on Friday and Saturday evenings with entertainment. A good selection of Tapas type entrees and an extensive wine collection for you to enjoy. Joe Cruz, piano and vocals was also excellent low-key entertainment durning our exceptional dinner.

Thank pharman
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-452-6000
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The Classic Wineseller is a retail wine and craft beer shop that is open Tuesday through Saturday. The restaurant is open Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Enjoy LIVE music on Friday and Saturday evenings. Our location is underground and stays cool year around. A light jacket or sweater is suggested.
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